Tag Archives: Clean Power Plan

CPP Rolled Back

Tuesday’s executive order begins long process for energy regulations The executive order signed by President Trump on Tuesday was no surprise, but it still provokes a heap of questions. An important pillar of the current president’s campaign was built on energy realignment, specifically a rollback of the Clean Power Plan and rejuvenating the coal industry. With Tuesday’s motion, the […]

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Protect Ya Neck

Proposed EPA cuts aim for the jugular of clean and green The White House announced plans on February 28th to reduce the EPA’s budget by 25%. This alone was enough to raise nervousness among fervent supporters of the organization, which includes the entire renewable energy industry. Half a month later, the word on the street […]

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Shift In Power

Election result brings uncertainty to the power sector; what happens now? The unexpected results of Tuesday night and early Wednesday morning sparked uncertainty in a number of industries across the country. One area that will now float into uncharted territory is the power sector. Many utilities were focusing on reducing carbon emissions, modernizing the grid, […]

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Frozen In Court

CPP appeals hearing on arguments finally takes place; questions remain The globe may be getting warmer, but any plans to combat that issue are essentially frozen. Tuesday was considered a moment of truth for the Clean Power Plan. The plan championed by the Obama administration has been through quite the roller coaster—including being stalled since February—and Tuesday marked the […]

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NRECA Stands Up

Coal ash, the CPP, and rural internet access test the meaning of ‘co-op’ The National Rural Electric Cooperative Association plays an important role in utilities distribution and grid modernization across the country. With a recently appointed CEO, and the status of the Clean Power Plan in limbo, NRECA feels the time is now for them […]

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Clean-Up Time

Clean Power Plan Updates After a tumultuous few weeks as far as the Clean Power Plan is concerned, let’s take a look at where the action stands and what potentially lies ahead. The most important developments were those by state legislatures that proceeded with their plans to comply with the original action, which involved a goal of 32% […]

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On Hold

Supreme Court issues stay on Clean Power Plan Renewable energy advocates and related business suffered a setback Tuesday when a Supreme Court ruling put the Clean Power Plan on hold until at least June. The court’s decision was announced Tuesday night following a 5-4 vote. The court officially issued a stay – a temporary blockage of the CPP. Under […]

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